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A Tour Of The Petersen Museum Including The Porsche Effect And Cars Of The Movies Exhibits

By   December 30, 2018

Porsche Carrera GT Prototype

Porsche Carrera GT Prototype

If you are an automotive enthusiast and you visit the Los Angeles area then a trip to the Petersen Museum is a must. The three story Museum (four if you count the basement vault) always displays historically significant vehicles from the past and present.

We recently enjoyed a trip to the museum and were treated with historical cars from the time we entered the parking garage. Some vintage vehicles were in parking spaces and a few cars, including an early Porsche 356, were on display just before entering the building.

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The Fast And The Furious Effect Helps Japanese Future Classic Values

By   June 20, 2018

Nissan Skyline

Nissan Skyline

For many years old Japanese automobiles were not very valuable (with very few exceptions). Part of the issue is many early imports were not built as well as more recent vehicles.

The Fast and Furious movies changed all of that perception in 2001. Values of many Japanese performance cars have begun to raise in value, making them cars to look into as investments.

The folks over at ClassicCars.com have put together some data on future classic Japanese performance cars to watch.

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Watch The Debut Of The 2017 Nissan GT-R

By   March 28, 2016

Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R

Last week Nissan pulled the covers off of the new 2017 GT-R. The high performance car is more powerful, has a reworked exterior and upgraded interior.

The GT-R now offers 565 horsepower which is 20 horses more than the outgoing model. Inside you can now get Nappa leather, a revised front seat design, simplified switch layout and NissanConnectSM with Navigation, Mobile Apps and Services.

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2014 Nissan Frontier Pricing Announced

By   November 16, 2013

2014 Nissan Frontier

2014 Nissan Frontier

Nissan has announced pricing for the 2014 Frontier. Prices start at $17,990 and go up from their. Read the below for official details from Nissan.

Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2014 Nissan Frontier, which maintains its 2013 starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $17,990 USD for the Frontier S King Cab 4×2 with 4-cylinder engine and manual transmission. The 2014 Frontier is offered in both King Cab and Crew Cab body styles and in 4×2 and 4×4 driveline configurations, along with five trim grades: Frontier S (4-cylinder and V6), SV, PRO-4X, Desert Runner and SL (Crew Cab only).

The popular Nissan Frontier continues to be a leader in the mid-size truck segment, combining premium hardware, extraordinary power and an exceptional level of on- and off-road performance. A wide range of enhancements are added for the 2014 model year, helping keep Frontier fresh and its value high:

Heated front seats added to the SV VTP package
Three new available aluminum-alloy wheels designs: 16-inch SV grade, 16-inch PRO-4X grade and 18-inch SL grade
Manual sliding rear window added as standard on all Crew Cab models (except S)
Heated front cloth seat available as standard on PRO-4X and optional on SV
Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, manual air conditioning, cruise control and steering wheel controls (audio, Bluetooth® and cruise control), front sunglass holder, Bluetooth® microphone and upgraded audio system added as standard on S models (except King Cab S M/T)
Enhanced NissanConnect™ with Navigation system functionality (smartphone integration, enhanced voice recognition and device control, one-shot destination entry)
NissanConnect™ Apps smartphone integration for iPhone® and Android,
Available SiriusXM TravelLink (fuel prices, movie times, stock updates, sports scores) and SiriusXM Weather (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately)
In addition, the SV Value Truck Package (VTP) continues at the 2013 M.S.R.P. of $1,900 USD – with heated front seats added at no additional cost. The Value Truck Package reflects savings of $800 USD for King Cab models and $700 USD for Crew Cab models (versus the price of the items if sold separately).

The 2014 Nissan Frontier is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2013 Nissan Frontier King Cab include:

Model/Drive/Engine/Transmission
Frontier S King Cab 4×2 I4 5MT $17,990 USD
Frontier S King Cab 4×2 I4 5AT $20,270 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 I4 5MT $21,560 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 I4 5AT $22,610 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 V6 6MT $24,130 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 V6 5AT $23,200 USD
Frontier Desert Runner King Cab 4×2 V6 5AT $23,920 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×4 V6 6MT $26,830 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×4 V6 5AT $25,900 USD
Frontier PRO-4X King Cab 4×4 V6 6MT $29,840 USD
Frontier PRO-4X King Cab 4×4 V6 5AT $31,040 USD
Destination and Handling $860 USD

MSRPs* for the 2014 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab include:

Model/Drive/Wheelbase/Engine/Transmission
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 6MT $22,310 USD
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $23,360 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 6MT $25,450 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $24,220 USD
Frontier Desert Runner Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $25,240 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×2 LWB V6 5AT $24,940 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $30,970 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×2 LWB V6 5AT $31,470 USD
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 6MT $25,010 USD
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $26,060 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 6MT $28,150 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $27,220 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×4 LWB V6 5AT $27,640 USD
Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4SWB V6 6MT $30,800 USD
Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $31,850 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $33,620 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×4 LWB V6 5AT $34,170 USD
Destination and Handling $860 USD

Frontier again offers an exceptional level of on- and off-road performance with the use of a 4.0-liter DOHC V6 engine rated at 261 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque. A 152-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine is also available (King Cab only). With its strong performance, combined with good fuel mileage (19 city, 23 highway, I4 King Cab 2WD M/T).